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The gas leak in Satartia that has caused over 40 people to be treated at hospitals and many homes to be evacuated appears to have been caused by recent heavy rainfall. 
Yazoo County High School student Jeffrey Williams rings his cowbell with joy after reading a letter from Mississippi State University, where he has been accepted to the 2020 ACCESS Program.
Authorities continue to search for the body of Phillip Dunn, who was murdered earlier this month.
The rural roads of Yazoo County will be filled with bicyclists this weekend as the MS Gravel Cup race series grinds through the community.
The Missississippi Department of Transportation has closed HWY 16 East in Yazoo County from 1.3 miles east of us 49 to 1.6 miles west of Old Benton Road for an undetermined amount of time for road

Mary Ellen Morris

Mary Ellen Morris, 88, of Jackson, died at Brokville Nursing Home in Madison Friday October, 21, 2016. She was Payroll Administrator at Farm Bureau and a member of  First Baptist Church-Jackson.



Bill Beeson

Bill Beeson, Jr., 77, of Madison formerly of Yazoo City died Tuesday October 18, 2016 at his residence. He was a retired  process server and retired from C F Industries as well as a member of First Baptist Church Yazoo City.

Danny Lamar Hood

Danny Lamar Hood, 60, of Benton died at The Yazoo City Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Yazoo City Tuesday October 19, 2016. 
He was a member of Midway Baptist Church.





Margaret Duggan

Margaret Duggan, 65, died Sunday, October 16, 2016. 
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at First Christian Assembly in Canton. Burial will be in Natchez Trace Memorial Park.





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